Severin Toresen

1871–1956 (Age 85)
Jondal, Jondal, Hordaland, Norway

The Life of Severin

When Severin Toresen was born in 1871, in Jondal, Jondal, Hordaland, Norway, his father, Thore Sjursen, was 40 and his mother, Gyrid Sverkesdatter, was 26. He married Martha Johannesdatter on 29 January 1903, in Jondal, Jondal, Hordaland, Norway. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He died in 1956, at the age of 85.

Photos & Memories (0)

Photos & Memories

Do you know this person? Do you have a story about him you would like to share? Sign in or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Severin Toresen
1871–1956
Martha Johannesdatter
1871–1954
Marriage: 29 January 1903
Gyri Severinsdatter
1903–1934
Martha Severinsdatter
1906–1986
Tore Severinsen
1908–1964

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
29 January 1903
Jondal, Jondal, Hordaland, Norway
children

(3)

Parents & Siblings

  • Thore Sjursen

    Male1831–1895Male

  • Gyrid Sverkesdatter

    Female1845–1912Female

siblings

(9)

  • Samson Toresson

    Male1870–Male

  • Male1871–1956Male

  • Guro Toresdatter

    Female1873–Female

  • Sjur Mikael Toresen

    Male1875–Male

  • Anna Gurine Toresdatter

    Female1877–1937Female

+4 More Children

World Events (7)

1875 · 1875 Norwegian Census

Age 4

Lists all family members living at each residence, including year & place of birth, position in the family, marital status etc.
1876 · Ole Rolvaag

Age 5

Birth year of Ole Rolvaag. Born in Dønna, Nordland county, Norway. He became a famous Norwegian-American author for his Giants in the Earth book series. He was also a professor at St. Olaf College in Northfield, Minnesota.
1900 · 1900 Norwegian Census

Age 29

Enumerates all persons in Norway on 3 Dec 1900. Also includes data of individuals on Norwegian ships. Includes names, birthdates & birthplaces, marital status, position in family, occupation, nationality etc.

Name Meaning

Danish and Norwegian: patronymic from the personal name Thor .

Possible Related Names

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Sources (2)

  • Severin Toresen, "Norway, Baptisms, 1634-1927"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Severin Toresen - Published information: birth-name: Severin Toresen

Find more of your family story

As a non-profit, we offer free help to anyone looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a free account
Create a free account to view more about your family.
Share this with your family and friends.